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Re: So... A Game of Thrones Werthead Send a noteboard - 04/09/2009 05:55:41 PM
Dany. While her plotline ended up being really good in her last few chapters, what the hell is going on with it? Am I to understand it's still had nothing to do with anything by the end of the fourth book?

Dany's story gradually intersects with the 'main' story in Westeros over the course of the books. Other characters from Westeros bump into her, news of her exploits spreads and there's a gradual merging of storylines and characters.

Don't expect anything too major in the four books out now, though. The forthcoming fifth book is really 'Dany's story' in a major way.

Did I misread it or did Arya go out on a live-or-die cliffhanger with about 100 pages to go? I know she's not dead but if that's right then that's a really weird way of ending her storyarc in this book

A GAME OF THRONES and the first third of so A CLASH OF KINGS were originally written as one book, and when they were split in two GRRM had to go back and round off the character arcs more satisfyingly. The cliffhanger was the only thing he could do for Arya. Agreed it didn't work altogether well.
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So... A Game of Thrones - 04/09/2009 03:52:25 PM 883 Views
Re: Meh. *NM* - 04/09/2009 03:54:32 PM 196 Views
What a scintillating contribution you've made - 04/09/2009 03:58:55 PM 580 Views
congrats! now move on to the next one *NM* - 04/09/2009 04:04:48 PM 212 Views
Re: It was an excellent summation of my feelings on the matter! - 04/09/2009 04:50:15 PM 706 Views
I don't have Jordan withdrawal - 04/09/2009 05:00:50 PM 489 Views
I've missed you, Mr Darcy. <3 - 04/09/2009 05:21:05 PM 627 Views
Re: I love you, Sir Lucas whose first name I have forgotten. (William?) - 05/09/2009 12:31:20 PM 565 Views
'Game' was good. The rest go downhill fast, though. - 04/09/2009 04:53:57 PM 526 Views
Whoa! Spoiler alert - 04/09/2009 05:30:37 PM 514 Views
I always like it when people post this. - 04/09/2009 05:52:50 PM 525 Views
Re: I always like it when people post this. - 04/09/2009 05:59:12 PM 394 Views
Oh alright, so there was a bit of exaggeration. (very slight real spoilers) - 04/09/2009 06:18:13 PM 425 Views
Really? *Veiled spoilers, but enough not to read pre-AFFC* - 05/09/2009 04:35:18 PM 385 Views
Yeah I don't get it either. - 08/09/2009 03:07:40 PM 349 Views
Re: So... A Game of Thrones - 04/09/2009 05:55:41 PM 574 Views
Read on. I think GoT is the worst of the series by a LONG way - 05/09/2009 04:26:25 PM 388 Views
Just to ask.....are the first 3 books essentially a trilogy? - 05/09/2009 05:47:14 PM 345 Views
More or less - 05/09/2009 06:59:53 PM 295 Views
You were that "kind poster!" - 06/09/2009 04:09:53 AM 266 Views
A few moments like that, yes. - 06/09/2009 01:16:06 PM 347 Views
Very cool, after Warbreaker, I may give GRRM a shot.....thanks! *NM* - 06/09/2009 07:37:47 PM 164 Views
Quite stoically? That's not how I remember it. - 06/09/2009 07:57:56 PM 363 Views
Okay, more stoically than now. - 06/09/2009 09:10:31 PM 377 Views

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